pentaerythritol tetranitrate

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noun pen·ta·eryth·ri·tol tet·ra·ni·trate \ˌpen-tə-i-ˈri-thrə-ˌtȯl-ˌte-trə-ˈnī-ˌtrāt, -trət, -ˌtōl-\

Definition of pentaerythritol tetranitrate

  1. :  petn

First Known Use of pentaerythritol tetranitrate

1923


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pentaerythritol tetranitrate

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noun pentaerythritol tet·ra·ni·trate \-ˌte-trə-ˈnī-ˌtrāt, -trət\

Medical Definition of pentaerythritol tetranitrate

  1. :  a crystalline ester C5H8N4O12 made by nitrating pentaerythritol and used in the treatment of angina pectoris


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